(derived from the UT Department of English webpage)
George Christian is an Adjunct Professor of English. He is a Plan II graduate of UT, where he also earned his law degree, M.A. in English, and Ph.D. in English. He is working on a second Ph.D. in Modern European History. A practicing lawyer who has taught British Literature for five years, he specializes in the nineteenth-century English novel. He has published numerous articles on Victorian novels by Carlyle, Dickens, Trollope, Hardy, and Gissing. Current research interests include: the relationship of law and literature in the nineteenth-century English novel and the history of Scotland during the French Revolution.
Biography of Interviewer | Margaret Siu
Margaret Siu is a first year in the B.A. Plan II Honors Program at the University of Texas in Austin and studied Mandarin Chinese at National Taiwan Normal University (國立臺灣師範大學). Siu is the founder and Editor in Chief of Apricity Magazine. She is a recipient of the Brown University Book Award, Gold and Silver Keys from the Scholastic Arts and Writing Awards for her art and poetry, and was recognized by the Dallas Morning News Journalism Day for her short features story. She is impassioned about the political climates of both the Sinosphere and the United States. Siu is an avid fan of Naomi Shihab Nye, Mong-Lan, and Lin Manuel Miranda--those who endeavor to narrate their cultures through verse.